Eric is a Class A PGA Professional elected to membership January, 2006. He is a 2005 graduate of the Professional Golf Management Program at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, MI. While attending Ferris, Eric had the opportunity to intern at The Golf Learning Center at Sea Ialand Golf Club. At Sea Ialand, Eric was exposed to some of the top golf instructors recognized in the industry including Jack Lumpkin, Todd Anderson, Gale Peterson, and Mike Shannon. In 2008, Eric Pick Golf Academy was founded. Over the past 8 years, Eric has improved the golf games of hundreds of students including the 2012 IHSA Girl’s State Class A Champion. Continuing to regularly compete in Illinois Section events, Eric has played in 4 Illinois Opens and 9 consecutive Illinois PGA Championships.